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TELLING Tf JSTRUTil
And How a Yung' Editor of'
A TdwnPaper Bene- ,
Ear 40 yearsthe Weeklv Trum
pet had thn?ttledjvfce andcorrrup
tion; recovered lost hame-strings
and"red bandarias arid made' the
eagle flap "atidrscrgant to the sat
isfactiqn of -all the"1 belt people
of the best town in the best coun
ty op earth' 1
wBut a wave of ."love and regard
fpn the" strict"tr-iith.swdbped down
upon FiijkneyvUje and "the best
advertising' m-&iluqi' jn Terry
county" -Werit-a-vtesh-' - ' -'
FoT iristance, when young Al
fred'Tupper forsook the haunts- of
his youth' to seek Ms" fortune 'Up
tVi riHr the Tntmnof Vflprw
; . "".' ... . ,. " 1:
"jinKneyvttle regrets-to lose so
estimable a ypung-'man.." While
the truth of the" master was that
Biflkneyville .cdufd-have sfcar-ed
about fifty more just such gentry
aMx. Tupper, and-henefited.!
amateur theatricals calle'd heit"a
visldn 6f Jlmosfeque loveliness
a dream of Olympian- beajitya
reincarnation of tfte old Greek
perfect woflfah." ' v
"You're' too pushing J'' criticis
ed "the fair Vera. VQire never
khows what to creditV '
v 'Anderson Williams.ithe yotmg
edito'r of the Trumpet, frowned.
"They're all complaining on that
score. I ahvays endeavor to say
"Make some manner of distinc
tion," pursued Miss' Martin.
"Everybbdy ' can't be -perfect.' .
Every' lady ...can't fbe 'the love
liest" ' . '
' "All right," murmured young
WUliaras, and went t away, still
All that 'week he heeded the ris
ing tide of "complaint, but set his
jfw and said npthing.vOn the following-
Friday njbrning the
Truinoetappeared-as usual. On
the-firsVpage, in bold, black head
lmeswslhisaRtipn: .V . "Elect Scalawag!
. "Young , Mien's Social Club
Ghopses. ''liink' Fuller, Snipe
&TJpk&ig,' BricFxessing, Asi
nine Fnhead, as President for
. "Death pi P. Burns".
1 "Wickedest Qld 'Hypocrite in
Terry county Passes Into Great
Tprrid one Qqcasion of Gen
eral Rejqicing. '
the'ahgular. and bony" hostess
assisted in receivipgby Miss Vio
let rSandp '"in -a five-tyear-old al
paca" and Miss- Lourse Johnson
"iff a $2,'98 sMit jutarrived from
theChicago mail order house.""
Other itenjs told (of Deacon
BrownV cheating the eyelids off
$quire,, Pate in a mule trade, of
little Tad" Templeman stealing
watermelons from' Farmer Lee,
and of MisS Amelia Davis jilting
Uncle JebPotter for the four
teenth, tinje. .
There was one bright spot in
the too frank Trumpeti "Miss